Relation between law and public opinion.--Characteristics of law-making opinion in England.--Democracy and legislation.--The three main currents of public opinion.--The period of old Toryism or legislative quiescence.--The period of Benthamism or individualism.--The growth of collectivism.--Period of collectivism.--The debt of collectivism to Benthamism.--Counter-currents and cross-currents of legislative opinion.--Judicial legislation.--Relation between legislative opinion and general public opinion.--Appendix: I. The right of association. II. The Ecclesiastical commission. III. University tests. IV. Judge-made law
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